Small Engines for Models and Special Use
Blog Engines How To Projects Swapmeet Download Links Contact

Diesel RC

This website accounts some of my work related to model airplane engines and hobby machining. I modify or convert off the shelf engines for diesel (compression ignition), spark ignition, or other special applications. Some time in 2005 I found new interest in model diesel engines after flying only electric model aircraft since 1997 or so. Before that I learned to fly models with diesel powered aircraft. I was dissappointed to learn that since my introduction to model diesels, not much had changed. A little before this I equipped my hobby shop with a metal cutting lathe and mill. I found some discussion about four stroke diesels on the web, which ignited what I present here. What can't be bought, can be made. I have basic information and videos about the engines and projects on the site. My blog contains website updates and other photos from events.

- Greg
OS FS-40 four stroke diesel conversion RC engine


March 13, 2016 - Project Emco Compact 6 CNC progress update.

August 10, 2015 - Project OS FS-120SII Gas Glow Conversion machining completed.

June 2, 2015 - Project FS-40 Big Bore tested with a new intake and carbs.

Copyright 2006- G.Kamysz